Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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  • Ingredient: (usually) edible material used in cooking
  • Dish: general category of food
  • Tool: equipment used in cooking
  • Name: proper name of dish
  • Instruction: one set of action during dooking
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  • Closer: phrase closing a recipe text
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  • Kitchen Tip: set of actions concerning cooking
  • Household Tip: set of actions concerning household matters
  • Serving Tip: set of actions concerning dishing and serving the food
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Almond and roe pastry

Zu geweichten In der Vasten


Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. qu. 1187 Source Collection: B4, fol. 079rRecipe Nr. 43 Dating: mid 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: b4.43, gr1.50, w1.45Shared ingredients: b4.43, gr1.141, gr1.50, er1.4, wo3b.61Same ingredients in following recipe: 0Same tools in following recipe: 1


Main ingredient: fishPreparation: pastryType: -

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